About Us

Senate District 49 Republicans is the official political unit of the Minnesota Republican Party that represents the interests of Republicans in the city of Edina, the western portion of the city of Bloomington and a few precincts in Eden Prairie and Minnetonka.

Our Mission Statement
Senate District 49 Republicans of Minnesota support the core values of the Republican Party: Personal responsibility, free enterprise, fiscal responsibility, and limited and sensible government. Through our efforts, we will select, endorse and support candidates who reflect our values. We will communicate our values to our voters and reach out to those who desire to embrace the Republican Party. 

Senate District 49 Executive Committee, with Assigned Precincts

Russ Burnison Co-Chair Bloomington 19
Joel Quinnell  Co-Chair Edina 17
Louis Tiggas Treasurer  
Caroline Mueller Secretary  Edina 18
Randy Sutter (acting) Communications  
Vince Riehm Bylaws Committee Chair Bloomington 25

House District 49A Vice-Chairs, with Assigned Precincts

Dennis Hogan Edina 1A, 2, 5
Anna Lima Edina 3, 4, 14
Sarah Patzloff Edina 1B, 10, 15
John Metil  Edina 6, 11, 16
Vacant Edina 7, 8, 9

House District 49B Vice-Chairs, with Assigned Precincts

Jim Bowen Bloomington 17, 21, 28
Steve Curry Edina 12, 13, 19
Lane Hersey Eden Prairie 8, Minnetonka 1B, 1C
Vacant Bloomington 16, 18, 22 
Julia Tate Bloomington 23, 24, 27

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